Re: Reference other widgets

I could have misunderstood you, but these lines might help you:

# load the user interface
    my $g = new Gtk::GladeXML($uifile);
# search for a widget by name (ie for 'my_label', and change it)
    $g->get_widget('my_label)->set_text('Hello world');

On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Robert Wohlfarth wrote:

I am running a user interface with the Gtk::GladeXML package, version
0.7000. And would like a signal handler to reference another widget.
For  example, a button changing the text of an entry box. Where can I
find a working example of this?

I have tried using $Glade::PerlRun::all_forms. But the signal handler
does not receive any value for $instance...
      sub handler {
              my ($class, $data, $object, $instance) = @_;
$instance is always blank (zero length).

I did search the list archive. The suggested solution was to keep
a reference to the widgets as the UI is being built. Since Glade
generates the interface, there's no way I know of to save a

Thanks, in advance.

Robert Wohlfarth
rjwohlfar galaxyinternet net

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